[To see photos and stories of the savanna in other years, see the links on the main Twisted Oak Savanna page.]
This was a big year for Queen Anne’s Lace, so I pulled it in the cleared savanna. In the fall we worked on clearing brush on the east side of the path.
5/6/2014 We added a new bench to the savanna.
6/3/2014 Hoary Puccoon in the wide open savanna area
8/15/2014 Before pulling Queen Anne’s Lace
8/16/2014 After pulling Queen Anne’s Lace
8/16/2014 Looking into Ragwort Opening
8/25/2014 Looking south along the path in from Buffalo Ridge Prairie. Still very thick woods.
9/26/2014 Ragwort Opening
9/26/2014 Ragwort Opening – looking south into the savanna
10/5/2014 Starting to cut brush on the east side of the path – this is before cutting any.
10/5/2014 After some work
10/16/2014 The east side of the path is much more open now.